Lasse Kjus

Lasse Kjus

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lasse Kjus (born 14 January 1971) is a retired Norwegian alpine skier who has won the overall World Cup twice, an Olympic gold medal, and several World Championships.His combined career total of 16 Olympic and World Championship medals ranks 2nd all-time behind fellow Norwegian Kjetil Andr Aamodt, third is Austrian Benjamin Raich with 13 medals.Kjus grew up in Siggerud, but represented the club B rums SK.In February 1999, Kjus pulled off one of the most remarkable feats in the history of alpine skiing when he medaled in all five events at the FIS Alpine World Championships in Vail, Colorado. Five skiers had previously earned four medals at a single World Championship (until 1980 the Alpine Ski World Championships were held together with the Olympic Winter Games).show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136590255
  • 9786136590257